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Olivia Chaney performs at Radio Heartland


Olivia Chaney performs in the Radio Heartland studio

Olivia Chaney's new album, 'Shelter,' sounds like a collection of old English folk tunes, even though the songs are largely original compositions. Chaney and her longtime musical partner Jordan Hunt pulled into the Radio Heartland studio to play songs and to discuss the new album.

Carolina Story perform at Radio Heartland


Carolina Story

There was a time when duo Carolina Story considered throwing in the towel and settling down to raise their young family. But there were a few significant signs along the road that suggested they take a different path. Now with their first album to be released on a label, Carolina Story stopped into the studio to share some music and to talk about the day the music didn't die.

The Lowland Lakers perform at Radio Heartland


The Lowland Lakers

The Lowland Lakers are set to release their second full-length album, 'Lost in the Move,' this week. The members of the trio trade lead-singing duties, and their harmonies are lush and beautiful -- even though the subject matter of the songs can be a little on the sad side. The Lowland Lakers visited the Radio Heartland studio to play some songs from the new album.

Ana Egge performs in the Radio Heartland studio


Ana Egge performs in the Radio Heartland studio

Ana Egge's latest album, 'White Tiger,' released June 8, 2018. The new record is Egge's tenth studio album, and it features collaborations with Alex Hargreaves, Billy Strings and Anais Mitchell. Egge stopped at Radio Heartland to play solo acoustic versions of three songs from the new album.

Trout Steak Revival perform in the Radio Heartland studio


Trout Steak Revival perform in the Radio Heartland studio

'Spirit To The Sea' -- the latest album from Trout Steak Revival -- came out in late 2017, but the band members are not sitting around on the success of that record. They've already recorded a handful of songs to put on a future release. In fact, when Trout Steak Revival stopped into the Radio Heartland studio, they started the session with a brand-new song. Check out the compete session.

Jeffrey Foucault plays songs from his new album, 'Blood Brothers'


Jeffrey Foucault performs at Radio Heartland

Jeffrey Foucault's new album, 'Blood Brothers,' releases Friday, June 22, but we were lucky enough to get Jeffrey and the full band, with special guests Dusty Heart (Molly Dean and Barbara Jean) to stop in the Radio Heartland studio to play songs from the forthcoming record.

John Louis performs live at Radio Heartland


John Louis performs in the Radio Heartland studio

John Louis's songwriting is reminiscent of Kris Kristofferson, John Prine and Townes Van Zandt. Van Zandt was a personal hero of John's, so John's new live album is very loosely based on a live record Townes recorded back in 1977. John Louis recently stopped at Radio Heartland to perform some songs from the new album.

Caitlin Canty performs in the Radio Heartland studio


Caitlin Canty performs at Radio Heartland

Inspired by her recent move to Nashville, Caitlin Canty's new album 'Motel Bouquet' was written to post snapshots of life in transition - and of looking forward to the future. Canty, along with pedal steel player Eric Heywood, stopped at Radio Heartland to play some songs from her new album.

Mipso perform in the Radio Heartland studio


Mipso perform in the Radio Heartland studio

Mipso's new album, 'Edges Run,' was recorded in Eugene, Ore., far from the band's home in North Carolina. The location, as well as working with producer Todd Sickafoose, lent a different vibe to the new album. Mipso stopped in the Radio Heartland studio to talk about the making of 'Edges Run' and to play some songs from the record.